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Author Topic: [TUTORIAL] Pool mining YACoin with cpuminer on Ubuntu 12.10 EC2 AWS  (Read 6006 times)
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May 13, 2013, 05:51:49 AM

Requirements: AWS Account, AWS Key Pair, Linux terminal or Putty on Windows. Pool account Eg.

Step 1: link Select the instance Ubuntu Ubuntu Server 12.10 (recommended) or Ubuntu Server 12.10 for Cluster Instances (Limit of 2 by default) 64-Bit of course. Click continue.

Step 2:  Click edit details, change type to c1.xlarge (cc2.8xlarge for clusters), save details, Launch.

Step 3: link After a few minutes your new instance should be done creating and be started automatically. To connect right click the instance, click connect. You should get a code that looks something like this
ssh -i /home/rawr/Desktop/keycode.pem
replace keycode.pem with your .pem Key Pair file then paste the code into the linux terminal. (Putty how-to guide)

Step 4: When the server is done starting up, paste the following code into the Ubuntu shell:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y autoconf automake git libcurl4-openssl-dev make && git clone &&
cd ./cpuminer/ && ./ && ./configure && make && sudo make install &&
./minerd -o -u username.1 -p x -a scrypt-jane
replace username.1 with your username and x with your password. The following will install the newest version of cpuminer, it's dependents and start the mining on all your CPU threads. To limit the threads place -t n after the port. n=numebr of cpu cores used for mining.

Step 5. You should now me mining YaCoin! When your done mining remember to stop or terminate the instance. link You get charged for each partial/full hour!

Pricing for instances:

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September 08, 2013, 12:33:59 AM

Thanks but if I am just pool mining for Copper Bars and want to use scrypt jane, how do I install that on my Ubuntu?

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